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2008-10-26 15:00:14

Rudy Guede's attorney says his client was framed in the death of Meredith Kercher, a British exchange student slain in Italy last year.

2008-10-20 21:00:11

Lawyers for the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher on Monday asked for more than $33 million in damages from her alleged attackers in Italy. The family requested more than $6.6 million in compensation for each of Kercher's parents, two brothers and sister, ANSA reported Monday.

2008-10-18 21:00:14

An Italian prosecutor said Saturday that an exchange student from Seattle stabbed her roommate because she refused to participate in an orgy. Amanda Knox is one of three people charged with killing Meredith Kercher, a student from Britain, in December.

2008-10-15 13:00:00

A Florida judge ordered Casey Anthony held without bond Wednesday at her arraignment on murder charges in the disappearance last July of her daughter, Caylee.

2008-10-14 21:00:00

The mother of Caylee Anthony was arrested Tuesday afternoon after being indicted in the missing Florida toddler's presumed death, authorities said. Casey Anthony, 22, was indicted on seven charges, including first-degree murder, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

2008-10-14 18:00:05

A Florida grand jury Tuesday returned a sealed indictment in the case of missing toddler Caylee Anthony after the child's grandfather testified. Caylee has been missing since June but her absence wasn't reported for weeks.

2008-09-27 18:00:23

THREE suspects in the brutal murder of a British student last night dismissed a socalled key witness as a "liar". First to speak out against his testimony was Amanda Knox, 21.

2008-09-27 00:00:30

News in brief Amanda Knox, left, has come face-to-face in an Italian court with her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, 24, for the first time since they were remanded in custody last November, accused of murdering Meredith Kercher.

2008-09-25 12:00:32

Italian prosecutors have requested formal murder charges against three suspects in the killing of British woman Meredith Kercher.

2008-09-17 16:51:27

ONE of the suspects in the murder of Meredith Kercher failed to turn up in court in Italy for a hearing yesterday. American Amanda Knox, 21, and Rudy Hermann Guede, 21, originally from the Ivory Coast, appeared before a judge at the closed pre- trial hearing in Perugia.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.